John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • John Wall thinks he isn’t getting the calls he should. It’s pushing him to the edge.

    Washington Post "Superstars typically don’t emerge from an arena loading dock late on a Saturday night. So imagine the surprise of the stragglers outside Spectrum Center when John Wall, accompanied only by his bodyguard and friend David “Flav” Best, as well as Washington Wizards equipment manager Dave Avery,..." March 21

  • John Wall: League Has Gotten “Softer” Due To Players Resting

    Hoops Rumors "Healthy players sitting out games has been a point of contention this season, particularly following a nationally televised game in which Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich opted to rest their stars. Additionally, the Cavs were subject to criticism earlier this month when LeBron James and Kyrie Irving..." March 18

  • John Wall says he talked to DeMarcus Cousins about joining Wizards before trade

    CBS Sports "In an interview with The Undefeated’s Marc Spears, Washington Wizards guard John Wall said he was surprised to find out about the trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans after the All-Star Game, adding that he had talked with Cousins about potentially joining the Wizards if..." March 16

  • Wall expects Wizards to make move before trade deadline to boost bench

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Just as soon as DeMarcus Cousins entered the mixed zone area after Sunday's 66th All-Star Game, he was gone. It wasn't before he said his goodbyes to John Wall. "Aight, boy, love you," Wall said to his close friend and teammate for one year at Kentucky. "Love you too, boy," said Cousins,..." February 20

  • John Wall 'NBA Players Will Punish Lonzo Ball ... For Daddy Talkin' Smack'

    TMZ "NBA All-Star John Wall says NBA players -- especially Steph Curry -- will punish UCLA star Lonzo Ball for his father's smack talk, saying all the hype has definitely put a target on the kid's back. We talked to Wall as he was in New Orleans getting ready for the All-Star game Sunday ... and..." February 19

  • John Wall: 'I really thought I was gonna die'

    ESPN "John Wall looks down to discover that the nice, safe carpeted floor beneath him has disappeared. Impossibly, he is suddenly swaying on a wooden plank, the width of a diving board, 30 feet above a rusty pit. His heart races. Just the slightest wobble could be fatal. Safety is merely 8 feet in..." February 08

  • John Wall: Monday vs. Cavs will be biggest regular season game of career

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "A little more than a year ago, John Wall and the Wizards were off to a terrible start to the season and the point guard put pressure on himself going into a game with the Cleveland Cavaliers to play well. This year, he's doing it again but for different reasons before Monday's game. "I was..." February 05

  • Wizards' Bradley Beal: John Wall and I 'proving it on the floor'

    ESPN "With Washington as hot as any team in the NBA, Wizards guard Bradley Beal has grown weary of hearing questions about his relationship with backcourt mate John Wall. In an appearance on ESPN Radio's NBA Insiders, Beal was asked about how his relationship with Wall is after entering the season..." January 31

  • Wall sees Wizards making it to Eastern Conference finals

    Washington Post "On the night he became the first player in franchise history since Elvin Hayes to be named an all-star at least four times, Wizards point guard John Wall joined TNT’s “Inside the NBA” pregame show from Atlanta, where his surging squad will take on the Hawks on Friday. In addition to discussing..." January 27

  • John Wall to represent Wizards as All-Star reserve

    ESPN "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has been voted by the coaches to be an Eastern Conference All-Star reserve, league sources told ESPN on Thursday. Wall, 26, will be making his fourth appearance in the All-Star Game, which takes place in New Orleans on Feb. 19. The rest of the..." January 26

  • Boston’s Jae Crowder fined $25,000, Washington’s John Wall $15,000 for confrontation

    Pro Basketball Talk "That became an expensive conversation. The Celtics’ 117-108 win over the Wizards this week was chippy — Otto Porter said the Celtics try to play dirty — and after the final buzzer Jae Crowder and John Wall had words, which became Crowder pointing at the face of Wall, then Wall responding in..." January 15

  • John Wall gives his Eastern Conference All-Star starters

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "While John Wall continues to have ground to make up in All-Star fan voting, the Wizards point guard believes he should be a starter and hopes that will be the case once all the fan votes are counted, plus those coming from media and his NBA player peers. Wall, when asked on Friday for whom he..." January 13

  • John Wall, Jae Crowder separated by teammates after postgame scuffle

    ESPN "Five Boston police officers stood guard between the locker rooms of the Celtics and Washington Wizards after tempers flared following the final buzzer of Wednesday's game at TD Garden. Members of both teams had to be separated when Washington's John Wall and Boston's Jae Crowder got into an..." January 12

  • John Wall and Bradley Beal have each other’s vote for the All-Star Game

    Washington Post "Based on the first fan voting returns released by the NBA on Thursday, John Wall and Bradley Beal have some work to do if they’re to become the first Wizards teammates selected to the All-Star Game since Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler in 2008. Wall, who is averaging a career-best 23.5 points,..." January 07

  • John Wall, James Harden named Kia Players of the Month

    NBA.com "The Washington Wizards’ John Wall and the Houston Rockets’ James Harden today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in December. Wall led the Eastern Conference in assists (10.7 apg) and steals (2.67 spg) and ranked fifth in..." January 03

  • Wizards get bumped from national TV and John Wall isn’t going to take it anymore

    Washington Post "In pop culture, your stereotypical conspiracy theorist has crazy eyes and an overgrown beard, lives in the backwoods and tries to convince the Internet on the existence of UFOs. John Wall doesn’t fit that description. And yet, on Wednesday night, Wall sat isolated in his corner spot of the..." December 29

  • Bucks fans jab John Wall with clever taunt

    Larry Brown Sports "Bucks fans are straight ruthless with opposing point guards. As Wizards point guard John Wall stepped to the free throw line during Milwaukee’s 123-96 victory over Washington on Friday night, Candace Buckner of the Washington Post noticed an amusing chant breaking out amongst the Milwaukee..." December 25

  • Wall: Lack of national TV appearances could affect my next contract

    Washington Post "When the NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement becomes official, benefits should abound for both players and teams. Washington Wizards point guard John Wall, however, might feel blocked from his full share from the honey pot. As Wall has emerged as the face of the franchise, he has felt..." December 16

  • John Wall Ripped Into The Wizards’ Lack Of Effort After He Scored 52 Points In A Loss

    Uproxx "John Wall posted a career-high 52 points during Tuesday’s game against the Orlando Magic, but it wasn’t enough to lead the Washington Wizards to victory. Beyond that, Wall’s efforts came in a home game in which his team was at full strength and facing off against an opponent with a sub-.500..." December 07

  • DeMarcus Cousins admits he, John Wall, and Eric Bledsoe want to play together

    CBS Sports "DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall and Eric Bledsoe were part of a special group at Kentucky. Even though that team didn't win a title, it was still an incredible collection of talent. It's also a group that really enjoyed playing together and bonded. They've stayed close, even as each have been sent to..." November 29

  • Ryan Anderson was so certain he’d sign with Wizards this summer, he texted John Wall about it

    Pro Basketball Talk "Entering free agency last summer, the Wizards’ top target was reportedly Ryan Anderson and the Rockets’ top target was reportedly Al Horford. Somewhere along the line, those priorities swapped. As Washington chased Horford – eventually losing him to the Celtics – Anderson signed a four-year,..." November 25

  • John Wall is losing patience with the Washington Wizards

    Philly.com "John Wall is losing it in D.C. His frustration has him on another level, and I'm kind of okay with it. He was ejected twice in two games. He seemed apologetic after the first one, but he demanded respect Wednesday night. Listen, I'd be frustrated too if I was Wall. He is on a short list of..." November 12

  • John Wall demands ‘respect’ after second ejection in two games

    Sportress of Blogitude "Things were already going poorly for John Wall even before he took the court for Wednesday’s game against the Boston Celtics at Verizon Center. The Washington Wizards star then made matters worse. It was announced Wednesday that Wall has fined $25,000 for his conduct in the final minute of..." November 11

  • John Wall Ejected For 2nd Straight Game

    Real GM Basketball "John Wall was ejected for the second straight game as he's showing frustration with the lack of calls he is receiving. In Wednesday's game, Wall committed a flagrant-2 foul with five minutes remaining in the Washington Wizards' 118-93 blowout win of the Boston Celtics. “Just me getting..." November 10

  • Wizards' John Wall fined $25K for 'inappropriate interaction' with referee

    USA Today "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for "inappropriate interaction with a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection," the league announced Wednesday. The incident occurred late in Washington's loss the the..." November 10

  • Wizards' John Wall ejected after bumping into official

    USA Today "Washington Wizards guard John Wall was ejected from Monday night's game against the Houston Rockets after he bumped an official and picked up his second technical foul of the game. Down 111-106 with less than a minute left in the game, Wall bumped into official Marc Davis on his way back to the..." November 08

  • Wizards will rest John Wall on back-to-backs until further notice

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "After relying heavily on John Wall in the previous game, Wizards coach Scott Brooks said before tipoff vs. the Atlanta Hawks on Friday that he was concerned about wearing down his point guard too much. He won't play Saturday in their first back-to-back of the season vs. the Orlando Magic which..." November 05

  • John Wall Q&A: 'They Still Don't Respect Me'

    SI "John Wall just began his seventh year in the NBA. He's been an All-Star for each of the past three seasons. He puts up 20 and 10 like a reflex. Wherever he goes on offense, open looks follow for everyone else. He's making almost $17 million this year. He's probably one of the 15 best players in..." November 02

  • Kent Bazemore Apologizes on Twitter After Hard Foul on John Wall

    12 Up "The Atlanta Hawks joined in on the league's huge free agent spending spree by throwing ​$70 million at Kent Bazemore. After scoring seven points and posting three rebounds against the Wizards, I'm sure the Hawks were thrilled with that stat line. Another thing they won't be thrilled..." October 28

  • John Wall wants to get Bradley Beal in the All-Star Game this season

    The Sports Daily "Even though John Wall and Bradley don’t get along very well on the court, Wall has made it his goal to get his Washington Wizards backcourt mate in the All-Star Game this season. “My individual goal is to add [Beal] to the All-Star game with me. I feel like if he’s not there, then I didn’t do..." October 28

  • John Wall, Bradley Beal Discuss Relationship

    Hoops Rumors "When John Wall admitted earlier this year that he and Bradley Beal had “a tendency to dislike each other on the court,” it led to a series of reports and columns suggesting that perhaps the Wizards wouldn’t be able to keep both players for the long term. But with Beal beginning a new five-year..." October 27

  • John Wall hopes to increase playing time as the season progresses

    Washington Post "Through his progressive comeback from double knee surgery, Washington Wizards guard John Wall has dashed through fast breaks, dunked off one foot and flaunted his normal athleticism. Now, Wall’s working to do all this for longer than eight minutes. “I’m in shape to play a certain amount of..." October 25

  • Wizards’ John Wall to make preseason debut against Knicks

    Today's Fastbreak "Washington Wizards’ point guard John Wall will make his 2016-2017 debut on Monday evening during a preseason matchup against the New York Knicks, according to The Washington Post’s Candace Buckner. This news actually comes earlier than many expected, as Wall will return to game action after..." October 11

  • Wizards guard John Wall ramps up minutes in latest practice

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "As John Wall's workload increases with each passing practice, the idea of the Wizards' pass-first point guard playing in Washington's season opener becomes more tangible. "I hope so. That's my biggest goal," Wall said after Saturday's practice at Verizon Center. "That's the reason why I'm still..." October 09

  • Paul Pierce Calls BS On John Wall/Bradley Beal Feud

    TMZ "There's no inner war between Washington Wizards teammates Bradley Beal and John Wall -- so says NBA superstar Paul Pierce, who says reports of a feud between the two are straight-up wrong. Wall has said in the past that "we have a tendency to dislike each other on the court" -- but said their..." October 08

  • Beal says he and Wall are fine, will 'be in rankings of the best backcourt'

    USA Today "The Washington Wizards have – when point guard John Wall and shooting guard Bradley Beal are both healthy – one of the best backcourts in the NBA. But do they get along well enough to make it work this season with new Wizards coach Scott Brooks?" September 26